Stewart Merrett 'Biggles the Biting Cat'

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Stewart Merrett’s work is an unabashed celebration of life. Whether sun-soaked seas or the delights of domestic life, his vision evades, in his words, being overly “intimidating, precious or intellectual”.

‘Biggles the Cat’ is an ode to the everyday. In it, Merrett captures a tangerine cat beside her house. As always, there is something groovy about the image, as though Merrett is tuned into a 1980s animated sitcom starring a sassy cat.

Across his career, Merrett won acclaim for his textile art and screenprints. He created murals for master architect I.M. Pei, the Hilton and casinos in Darwin and Alice Springs, taking inspiration from everywhere: the garden, Japanese and Chinese design and his glamorous life in Melbourne society. He is represented in numerous corporate, private and public collections, including at the National Gallery of Victoria.

For cat lovers, collectors of Merrett and prints, take ‘Biggles the Cat’ home.

Stewart MERRETT (1943 - 2020)
'Biggles the Biting Cat' 1983
screenprint on paper
Edition of 90
Image Size: 58 x 46 cm
Dimensions: 80 x 61 cm
Signed: Signed Stewart Merrett and dated on Lower Right
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:Very Good.
© The Artist or Assignee

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